Backpacks

Reviews of backpacks for hiking, trekking and mountaineering.


Best Lumbar Waist Packs for Hiking

On shorter hikes with stable weather you might feel a little silly bringing a huge backpack (which has to be packed sufficiently to provide stability) only to carry some water and a snack in it. On the other hand, you will always want to have your hands free rather than carrying water bottles, accessories etc.… Read More »

Osprey Tempest 6

The Best Hydration Packs for Hiking and Trail Running

A hydration pack is great for trail running and shorter hikes, where you don’t need to carry much hiking equipment besides water, power bars and other essentials. Another benefit of hydration packs is that they come with hydration systems (water reservoirs) included while you usually have to buy the hydration system for a bigger backpack… Read More »

Camelbak Octane XCT

The Best Hiking Backpacks for 2017   Recently updated !

A backpack is an essential piece of hiking equipment as it allows you to easily carry water, food and additional gear.  Here we selected and reviewed the best hiking backpacks with a volume from 40 to 55 liters which are most suitable for up to 3-day long hiking trips. However, keep in mind that the… Read More »

Lowe AirZone Pro

The Best Daypacks for 2017   Recently updated !

A backpack should offer enough space to store all necessities such as additional clothing, food, water and accessories. What kind of backpack you need depends on the length of the hike that you will execute and on the equipment (climbing harness, helmet etc.) required for the terrain. If you are going for a shorter hike… Read More »

Osprey Talon 22

The Best Backpacks for Kids

Hiking and scouting can be great activities for children and adolescents, but while there are many backpacks for adults available the offer of backpacks suitable for children is quite limited. Backpacks for kids differ from backpacks for adults by having smaller and more adjustable harnesses and narrower hip belts. This not only provides the young… Read More »

The North Face Youth Terra 55

The Best Five Hiking Backpacks + 55l   Recently updated !

A backpack is one of the most basic, yet important pieces of hiking equipment and therefore some caution is required when buying it – especially as good backpacks are relatively expensive. The longer the hike, the more important it is to have a good backpack on your shoulders as you are likely to carry a… Read More »

Osprey Exos 58